The Amity Affliction

Robyn Morrison

February, 2016

  • 27 February

    Whitesnake Announce Tour Dates

    Whitesnake have announced a Greatest Hits tour, kicking off during the northern hemisphere summer.  The tour will start on 1 June 2016, with the band travelling through the US and Europe.  Some of the dates include the Ramblin’ Man Fair in Maidstone in Kent this July, Rock Fest in Barcelona, …

  • 5 February

    Anselmo issues apology

    Philip H. Anselmo has issued a public apology for his white power outburst at the recent Dimebash event. The apology comes on the back of Down being dropped from the FortaRock Fest. Following is Anselmo’s statement. To all this will concern, Every citizen in this entire world has the unalienable …

  • 3 February

    Asking Alexandria to release new album

    Asking Alexandria will release their latest and fourth studio album, The Black, on 25 March via Warner Music. Before the release, you can sneak a preview via their new single/video (below), also titled The Black. The band will be heading to Australia this April. 7 April –170 Russell, Melbourne Tickets: …

  • 3 February

    Off With Their Heads announce tour dates

    Whenever I hear Off With Their Heads, my brain transports me for a split second back to the magical world of Alice in Wonderland.  A land of tea and Mad Hatters… Anyway, (we swear we haven’t been smoking the wacky tobakcy).  This news piece is about those mighty punk warriors …

  • 3 February

    New Keith Richards book to be released

    Keith Richards is a man who’s been written about an endless amount of times, and documented endlessly in photographs too.  A new book will be released this March to celebrate 50 years of Richards, from the early days up until the present. The book, Keith Richards A Life In Pictures, …

  • 3 February

    Clutch add another show to their tour

    Clutch are due to make a landing in Australia next month to support their latest beast, Psychic Warfare.  The band have announced another show for their East Coast tour. Tour Dates with Cosmic Psychos 3 March – The Triffid, Brisbane QLD thetriffid.com.au 9 Stratton Street, Newstead Tix from OzTix 4 …

January, 2016

  • 29 January

    Are Cog gearing up for an announcement?

    You all remember Cog, right? The band, made up of Flynn Gower, Lucius Borich and Luke Gower formed in 1998. Before they called it quits in 2010 they released three albums, toured extensively and performed at festivals such as the Big Day Out.  Prior to tonight’s Facebook movements, there had …

  • 29 January

    The Dead Daisies announce new band member

    The Dead Daisies have announced the addition of Doug Aldrich.  Aldrich joins the band as lead guitarist as Richard Fortus and Dizzy Reed step aside to work on another project. Aldrich is currently in Nashville with the Daisies working with producer Marti Frederiksen (Aerosmith, Gavin Rossdale, Mötley Crüe, Buckcherry) on their follow …

  • 29 January

    Legion Music Fest announces more bands

    Legion Music Fest is on the countdown for their pledging target.  If the $3.275 million gets up in 49 days you’ll see four newly added bands on the line-up. Also announced for Soundwave Festival before it came to a crashing halt, Finnish Eurovision winners, Lordi, head this latest announcement.  Capture …

  • 27 January

    Buckcherry: Rock ‘n’ Roll ain’t dead

    Words: Robyn Morrison In the next issue of HEAVY Mag, we’ve got a full interview with Josh Todd from Buckcherry. Here’s a snippet of our interview with Josh. For the full interview, check out the next issue of HEAVY Mag, which is free to download at this link on 18 …

  • 26 January

    HEAVY Mag Awards winners announced for 2015

    We asked our readers to vote for the best of everything in the HEAVY music culture for 2015 and here’s what they came up with. Thanks to everyone who participated. Best Metal Band: King Parrot Best Metal Album: King Parrot – Dead Set Best Metal Song: Iron Maiden – If …

  • 20 January

    Disturbed and Rob Zombie announce US tour

    Disturbed and Rob Zombie have announced a co-headlining tour for the US this coming May.  The bands will be joined by Pop Evil. Tour Dates 3 May – Mississippi Coast Coliseum – Biloxi, MS 4 May  – Oak Mountain Amphitheater – Birmingham, AL 6 May – Aaron’s Amphitheater – Atlanta, …

  • 20 January

    That Metal Show will not return to VH1 Classic

    Eddie Trunk has confirmed That Metal Show will not be hosted by VH1 Classic. Trunk, Jamieson and Florentine said in a statement: “It has been an incredible run of eight years, roughly 125 episodes and some really cool specials. “The global response to That Metal Show has been simply amazing, …

  • 20 January

    Unify confirms that heavy music is alive and well

    By Robyn Morrison If you’re anything like me, your social news feeds have been clogged by various news posts about music festivals announcing line-ups then going belly up or being postponed.  There’s a lot to theorise in that opening sentence but you’ll have to keep an eye out on the …

  • 8 January

    Third time’s a charm: Rolling Thunder announces new venue, cancelled band

    There’s been a new venue announced for Rolling Thunder Festival for February headlined by The Sword. The first venue was surrounded in allegations about Kryal Castle never being confirmed.  The promoter, Heathen Skulls, quickly scrambled for a new venue, promising camping facilities but that never eventuated.  Instead, a mysterious photo …

  • 8 January

    Here’s what we know about Legion Music Fest after the first week of its campaign

    It’s been a full working week since Legion Music Fest launched its crowd funding campaign. Here’s what we’ve learnt, what you need to know and where the campaign is at. For those unaware, Legion Music Fest was first announced when Soundwave Festival announced it was cancelled. The organisers wasted no …

  • 7 January

    It’s still HEAVY Music Magazine, but not as you know it

    After a 12-month period of settling in as new owners, restructuring and looking at the current market, we’ve decided to take HEAVY Music Magazine in a different direction. The music coverage will still be our main focus but there have been some hard decisions made over the Christmas/New Year break …

  • 3 January

    Legion Music Fest to Launch Crowd Funding Campaign Tomorrow

    Legion Music Fest have announced that their crowd funding campaign will go live tomorrow (4 January 2016).  According to the festival’s Facebook page, they’re keeping tickets limited for the supporters that have been there from the beginning. Okay guys…we’re a little bit pumped…LEGION MUSIC FEST 2016 Pozible campaign goes live …

  • 3 January

    Memorial Service To Be Held For Lemmy

    Photo: Courtesy of Rainbow Bar and Grill The Rainbow Bar and Grill will hold memorial services for Lemmy Kilmister.  The venue was frequented by Lemmy on many occasions, so it’s only fitting that The Rainbow gives him the send off he deserves. The Rainbow will open on Saturday, 9 January …

December, 2015

  • 28 December

    Guns N’ Roses look to be gearing up for an announcement

    Much speculation has surrounded the rumoured Guns N’ Roses reunion, with the band’s website being updated to include the original Guns N’ Roses band logo. Discussion started back a few months ago when it was alleged that an original line-up reunion could earn the band $100 million.  Prior to that, …